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Advertisement For Bids/Proposa - CITY OF WATERTOWN

Watertown, MN ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 30th Street Trails RECEIPT AND OPENING OF PROPOSALS: Sealed proposals for the work described below will be received at the Office of the City Administrator, City of Watertown, 309 Lewis Avenue S., P.O. Box 279, Watertown, MN 55388-0279 until 10:00 AM on Wednesd

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-21 16:41:00

Chamber tackling workforce issues on multiple fronts

The new school year has started, placing renewed attention by the business community to attracting and retaining qualified employees. We view Minnesota's talented workforce as the secret sauce that drives the economy. It's at the foundation of making Minnesota ready for the future - ready for change

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-23 07:49:00

Blundering Gardener: Giant Swallowtail butterfly brings home plight of pollinators

As I'm writing this, a grandmother is outside with her daughter's two small children. They are counting the butterflies flitting about among the flowers. Verbena bonariensis is a big favorite, a balletic beauty with small purple blooms at the top of its long and slender stems. It shares a bed along

PIONEER PRESS - 2017-09-23 19:30:09

'U' Continues Working To Create Next Great Apple

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - The greatest success story out of the University of Minnesota's Horticulture Science Program is rooted in a single apple tree. "This tree is actually the oldest Honeycrisp tree in existence in the world," said horticulture science professor Jim Luby, who helps oversee the develo

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-23 19:31:00

Mound man accused in $1 million Ponzi scheme pleads guilty

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POST-BULLETIN - 2017-09-23 19:06:16

Workforce housing project in Rockford fails to garner funding

City Administrator Dan Madsen revealed to the Rockford City Council at the Sept. 12 meeting that Sand Comanpanies' application to build an affordable housing complex near the City Center Mall had not received adequate funding. The City of Rockford had been anticipating funding results be mid-October

PRESSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-23 08:41:00

Wright County defends contract costs, updates on gun incident at Rockford meeting

Sheriff Deputy Eric Larson released information on the gunpoint incident at SuperAmerica as part of his update at the Sept. 12 Rockford City Council meeting. On Sunday, Sept. 10, Larson said a gunpoint incident took place at the SuperAmerica on Highway 55 at 5820 Tower Street. Allegedly, four or fiv

PRESSNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 23:56:00

Hard life defined Civil War soldier from Minnesota

It had been nearly 50 years since Pvt. Wilber Coleman mustered out of the Union Army after the Civil War. In a typed letter to his brother dated Nov. 19, 1914, the 69-year-old raised in Hennepin County explained he was "writing with the machine" because his right arm was paralyzed - a lingering inju

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 23:12:00

FallFest coming to Birch's on the Lake

LONG LAKE, Minn. - FallFest returns for a second year at Birch's on the Lake. The festivities will kick off on Sunday, Sept. 24 at Birch's. Guests will enjoy a day of fun overlooking scenic Long Lake from 2 to 8 p.m. The event is free to attend with activities including hammerschlagen, bean bag toss

KARE - 2017-09-23 15:50:02

Cruise boats set adrift in Duluth, suspect arrested

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Police have arrested a man suspected of unmooring two large cruise boats and setting them adrift in the Duluth harbor. Deputy Police Chief Nick Lukovsky says charges are pending against the 47-year-old Excelsior man. He says the suspect acted alone in the incident, which was ca

KARE - 2017-09-23 20:56:18

Saturday's high of 90 in Twin Cities ties record

Saturday's high of 90 degrees in the Twin Cities metro area didn't quite break a daily record, but it did tie it, according to the National Weather Service in Chanhassen. The mercury reached 90 on Sept. 23, 1891, and Sept. 23, 1937, too, the Weather Service said. Saturday marked the second hot, stea

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 22:50:00

Best of the Week: 'Romeo and Juliet,' Wynton Marsalis, Zakk Sabbath, 'The Abominables,' more

Refreshing romance The famous balcony scene in director Joesph Haj's rich, free-spirited production of "Romeo and Juliet" at the Guthrie Theater becomes an erotic dance with words. Haj's ambition, wit and sense of play hit a new mark in this Shakespeare classic. He's refreshed it with contemporary s

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 06:22:00

New plans for Excelsior's Commons park close to completion

A new boardwalk, band shell and other improvements may finally be coming to the Commons park in Excelsior. For the past two years, residents and city officials have been developing a master plan for changes at the 13-acre park on Lake Minnetonka. Last week a final public hearing was held, and the re

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 03:20:00

Mario's clears first hurdle for expansion

On Thursday, Sept.21 the council chambers in Watertown City Hall were flooded with people as the planning commission meeting began. The city administrator and Mario Cortolezzis put out extra chairs that were quickly filled with enthusiastic community members to hear the verdict on the site expansion

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-22 20:39:00

Phillip B. Bernatz, Jr., 67

Phillip B. Bernatz, Jr., 67 Phillip Jr. was born on Dec. 29, 1949, to Phillip and June (Petersen) Bernatz in Rochester, Minnesota. Phil led a good and long life with Down syndrome. He was able to take several trips over the years, including Hawaii and a dude ranch in Arizona. Phil loved music, inclu

AUSTIN DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-21 14:27:44

GIRLS SWIMMING: Hutchinson tops Delano, stays undefeated

It was tight for a majority of the evening, but Hutchinson was able to keep Wright County Conference opponent Delano at bay to win 95-89 and stay undefeated on the season. Lexi Kucera won the 100 and 200 freestyle for Hutch, with Grace Hanson winning the 50 freestyle. The Tigersharks also had Emma T

CROWRIVERMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-22 16:11:00

St.John's preps for Street Party

St.John's Lutheran Church will host its 5th annual community street party on Saturday, September 23. The event, featuring food, music and games is open to the entire community and free of charge. "As a church we wanted to do something that was very community minded," youth minister Josh Hoffman sai

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-22 07:28:00

Delano hosts Oktoberfest for the first time

This year is the first ever Oktoberfest in Delano on Saturday, September 23 from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.. Thanks to St.Peter Lutheran Church, Lupine Brewery and Bonde Bistro, the Delano Oktoberfest is expecting about 2,000 people according to Ron Gust with St.Peter's. The Delano Oktoberfest held a promot

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-21 07:09:00

Pearl Emma Louise Stender, 89

Pearl Emma Louise Stender, age 89, of Minnetonka, passed away September 14, 2017. Preceded in death by husband, Waldo and all of her siblings. Survived by daughters, Robin Stender (Terry Johnson); Penny Perau (Dale); grandchildren, Justin Tollefson (friend Heidi and daughter Sierra); Jessica McKee

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-21 19:45:00

Early morning fight sends 1 to hospital

A fight on Sept. 17 led to one man being sent to Hennepin County Medical Center with injuries to his head and face. According to the Carver County Sheriff's Department, deputies observed an altercation at about 2:30 a.m. near the intersection of Olive and First streets in downtown Waconia. As deputi

SUNPATRIOT.COM - 2017-09-21 16:26:00